Statesville Boards + Commissions

Statesville Citizens are appointed to serve on a variety of boards, commissions, and committees that are very important to the working our our City.

If you are interested in serving, complete the Volunteer Application Form below.

Do you have additional questions regarding our Boards, Commissions, or Committees? Contact Us!

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The ABC Board has all the powers and duties imposed by state law on county boards of alcoholic control, are subject to the authority of the state board of alcoholic control to the same extent as are county boards of alcoholic control.

This Board meets on the 4th Tuesday of each month at 11:00am.

ABC Board

The Airport Commission is responsible for recommending broad policies that affect the care and maintenance of the Statesville Regional Airport.  The commission makes recommendations to City Council regarding airport facilities and properties.

The Commission meets on the second Wednesday of each month at the Statesville Regional Airport at 12:00pm in the conference room.

Airport Commission

The Statesville Board of Adjustment is a quasi-judicial board appointed by the Statesville City Council. The Board's responsibilities include granting variances and hearing appeals from decisions or interpretations made by zoning administrators.

This board meets on the first Tuesday of each month at 12:30pm.

Board of Adjustment

The Statesville Civil Service Board Members are appointed by Senior Resident Judge of the Superior Court for one 3-year term. The civil service board consists of five (5) members.

This board meets as needed, no set day or time. 

Civil Service Board

The Statesville Community Appearance Commission is composed of eleven (11) members appointed by the Mayor for 3-year terms.

Meetings are held at the Statesville Fitness & Activity Center on the second Tuesday of each month at 12:00 PM, except in July and December. 

Community Appearance Commission

The Downtown Design Review Committee has several responsibilities including protecting the architectural integrity of Statesville's Downtown Structures. 

This committee meets on the second Thursday of each month at 2pm in the City Council Chambers of City Hall.

Downtown Design Review Committee

The Statesville Historic Preservation Commission (HPC) was established by the City Council in 1982. Its mission is to identify, preserve, and protect Statesville's historic resources and to educate the public about those resources and historic preservation in general.

Meetings are held on the 4th Thursday of each month at 7pm in the City Council Chambers at City Hall.

Historic Preservation Committee

The Statesville Human Relations Commission was re-established in 2016 and endorsed by the Statesville City Council to serve as an outlet for the citizens of Statesville to express any concerns or issues involving discrimination or inequality. The HRC serves the citizens residing, working, trading, or visiting the greater Statesville area. Its mission is to promote amicable relations and mutual respect among all groups and to facilitate the resolution of problems when appropriate.

Human Relations Commission

The Statesville Planning Board reviews and makes recommendations on planning policies, ordinances, and procedures; advises City Council on the means for carrying out these plans; considers Zoning Ordinance text changes, changes in the zoning designation of properties; major development proposals and major subdivisions of property.

This board meets on the fourth Tuesday of each month in the City Hall Council Chambers at 7:00pm. 

Planning Board


The Technical Review Committee (TRC) reviews the following information: zoning, specific lot measurements, site data, parking, landscaping, street data, stream buffer, FEMA regulations, soil erosion control and grading plan, utilities and services, sanitary sewer, storm drainage, water, electricity, and problems unique to the site.

This committee meets twice a month, the first and third Wednesday of the month.

Technical Review Committee

The Statesville Housing Authority meets on the 4th Tuesday of each month at 5:30pm in the boardroom of the Statesville Housing Authority office located at 110 W. Allison Street.  Members are appointed by the Mayor for five-year terms.

Statesville Housing Authority

The Stormwater Advisory Commission meets quarterly on the third Thursday of the month at 12:00pm in the Second Floor Conference Room of City Hall.  Members are appointed for three-year terms by City Council. 

Stormwater Advisory Commission

The primary objective of the Statesville Convention & Visitors Bureau (SCVB) is to promote, solicit and encourage travelers to stop and stay in the Greater Statesville Area resulting in furthering the continued economic development of the City. 

This committee meets the third Tuesday of each month at 9:00am.  Members are appointed by the City Council for four-year terms.

Statesville Convention & Visitors Bureau

Application for Appointment to a Board, Committee, or Commission for the City of Statesville, NC

The City of Statesville appreciates your interest in serving on a Board, Committee or Commission and requests that you complete the following application. The application will provide general information based on your interest in serving for the Mayor and City Council to consider in making appointments. All members of the City of Statesville Boards, Committees and Commissions are appointed by either the City Council or the Mayor.

If you need more information about a board or the responsibilities, please contact the City Manager’s Office at 704-878-3583. The application must be returned to the City Manager’s Office to be considered for appointment via one of the methods listed below. The volunteer application will remain on file for three (3) years from the date received.

Interested application may choose to submit a paper Volunteer Application:

  1. Download the Volunteer Application form here.
  2. Complete and print the application.
  3. Email the application (email included on the Volunteer Application form).
  4. Mail to Emily Kurfees, City Manager's Office, PO Box 1111, Statesville, NC 28687

City Government policy prohibits discrimination based on race, sex, creed, national origin, age or handicap. Questions regarding date of birth, gender and race are voluntary.

Submit Online Volunteer Application

Upcoming Boards + Commissions Meetings:

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Planning Board Meeting
Jun 25, 2024
7:00 PM EDT
227 S. Center Street.
Statesville, NC 28677
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Statesville Historic Preservation Commission Meeting
Jun 27, 2024
7:00 PM EDT
227 S. Center Street.
Statesville, NC 28677
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